2 days earlier, Gov. Obaseki said: “I hereby call on the Police Command in the state to get out on the streets and provide adequate security for the protesters and ensure that no one is harassed in the course of exercising their rights in Edo State.”
The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Francis Okiye has been purportedly impeached.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his single desire is to make sure that innocent Nigerians don’t suffer regardless of party affiliation.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has consolidated the grips of the PDP in the South-South geopolitical zone, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin, by delivering Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo State.
Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has counsel the INEC and the security agents against compromising the electoral process in Edo State in favour of the APC.